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Neoliberal discourse on land harms livelihoods and environmental security: Oakland Institute report

Studying the cases of countries like Ukraine, Zambia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Brazil, the Oakland Institute report debunks some of the myths on development and land use propagated by mainstream economics, and calls for the preservation of commons.

The world stands up against racism

Following the brutal murder of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis and the outbreak of protests across the US, people across the world have mobilized in solidarity and to raise the banner of anti-racism in their own contexts

Americas are the new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) criticizes relaxing social isolation measures in the region

Elon Musk Is Acting Like a Neo-Conquistador for South America’s Lithium

Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano look at the scramble for Bolivia’s lithium resources led by billionaire Elon Musk in the context of the coup d’état

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

Venezuela denounces attack on a military base in the south of the country

Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, holds the right-wing governments of Brazil, Colombia and Peru responsible for the attack

Peoples’ BRICS Seminar seeks unity of the people amid global crisis

Representatives from trade unions, political parties, social movements, and universities of the BRICS countries gathered in Brasilia for the Peoples’ BRICS Summit

Hybrid wars are destroying democracies, historian Vijay Prashad says

The Indian researcher also spoke with Brasil de Fato about BRICS, fascism, and working-class organization

From ‘Lula Livre’ to ‘F*ck the Police’, pride is political!

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots LGBTQ prides across the Americas have taken on a very overtly political and radical stand, after years of being little more than apolitical spectacles

Uruguayan gas workers begin an indefinite general strike

The strike has been called in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas company and against the Brazilian state owned company Petrobras.

PROSUR: strengthening of regional integration or disintegration?

All the presidents of the region were invited to the summit except for Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. The setting up of Prosur is seen as an attempt to create a parallel organisation to UNASUR which was set up during the time of Commander Hugo Chavez

Feminist Strike 2019: A glimpse at mobilisations across the world

Mobilizations were held across the world as part of the Feminist Strike to reject patriarchal and capitalist violence and show the power and force of women, travestis, transgender and gender diverse people

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